Shout about these extraordinary people, and the tireless work they do to protect our most vulnerable animals.

Tusk Conservation Awards 2016

Manuel Sacaia
Winner of the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award 2016
For over half a decade, Manuel has been working to protect the rare and beautiful Giant Sable antelope. Following periods of conflict in the Angola, it was feared that the country’s national animal had become extinct.
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John Kahekwa
Winner of the Prince William Award
for Conservation in Africa 2016
John became a ‘gorilla follower’ early in life, after watching a documentary in which his uncle (Adrien Deschryver) featured along-side a silverback named Casimir.
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Cathy Dreyer
Winner of the Tusk Award for
Conservation in Africa, 2016
Cathy started her career over 17 years ago at the age of 22 with South African National Parks as a conservation student, assisting with the capture of black rhino.
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Oliver Nsengimana
Tusk Award for Conservation Finalist 2016
Oliver Nsengimana is currently on a one-man mission to save the grey crowned crane in Rwanda.
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Rachel McRobbRachel McRobb
Tusk Award for Conservation Finalist 2016
Rachel McRobb formed Conservation South Luangwa the area’s largest non-profit anti-poaching and community conservation organisation ten years ago: “I am one of those lucky people in life who finds fulfilment just being in wild places surrounded by wildlife,” says Rachel McRobb.
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